Clark Terry

1920 - 2015

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Clark Virgil Terry Jr. (December 14, 1920 – February 21, 2015) was an American swing and bebop trumpeter, a pioneer of the flugelhorn in jazz, and a composer and educator. He played with Charlie Barnet (1947), Count Basie (1948–51), Duke Ellington (1951–59), Quincy Jones (1960), and Oscar Peterson (1964–96). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Clark Terry has received more than 354,731 page views. His biography is available in 27 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 23 in 2019). Clark Terry is the 1,021st most popular musician (down from 970th in 2019), the 5,057th most popular biography from United States (down from 4,649th in 2019) and the 381st most popular American Musician.

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  • 27

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  • 3.51

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Among musicians, Clark Terry ranks 1,021 out of 2,675Before him are Paul Waaktaar-Savoy, Mark St. John, Larry Carlton, Carlo Alfredo Piatti, Åse Kleveland, and José María Ventura Casas. After him are Scott Travis, Mel Collins, Selda Bağcan, David Bryan, Angélique Kidjo, and Toshiko Akiyoshi.

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Among people born in 1920, Clark Terry ranks 236Before him are Nilde Iotti, Richard N. Frye, Hannie Schaft, Reginald Rose, Hilmar Baunsgaard, and Musa Anter. After him are Werner Klemperer, André Simon, Edmonde Charles-Roux, Vincent Gardenia, Richard Quine, and Denver Pyle. Among people deceased in 2015, Clark Terry ranks 217Before him are Xu Caihou, Betsy Palmer, Dinkha IV, Alex Rocco, Moira Orfei, and Danièle Delorme. After him are László Paskai, Qiao Shi, Wayne Rogers, Phil Taylor, Dolph Schayes, and Roger Rees.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Clark Terry ranks 5,057 out of 15,968Before him are Eugene Parker (1927), Lance Reddick (1962), Tad Williams (1957), Kevin Schwantz (1964), Little Crow (1810), and John C. Frémont (1813). After him are Barbara Babcock (1937), Scott Travis (1961), John Corbett (1961), Jay Cutler (1973), David Bryan (1962), and Linden Ashby (1960).

Among MUSICIANS In United States

Among musicians born in United States, Clark Terry ranks 381Before him are Sterling Morrison (1942), Dee Dee Warwick (1942), Joey Kramer (1950), D'arcy Wretzky (1968), Mark St. John (1956), and Larry Carlton (1948). After him are Scott Travis (1961), David Bryan (1962), Paul Gray (1972), Red Garland (1923), Matt Sorum (1960), and Tony Joe White (1943).